• Far North In Duhallow

    Far north in Duhallow near the Town of Millstreet
    In the flat and rushy old fields where the Cails and Finnow meet
    And flows on to the Blackwater that flows to the ocean shore
    A journey through north east of Cork County of sixty miles... more »

  • Far North In Duhallow From Here Far Away

    Far north in Duhallow from here far away
    The sky overcast it is raining today
    The weather is cool around eighteen degrees
    And the first brown leaves of September drift down in the breeze... more »

  • Far North In Duhallow It Is Cold Enough For To Snow

    Far north in Duhallow it is cold enough for to snow
    Where the swollen streams and rivers bank high do flow
    In wet fields quite soggy after recent heavy rainfall
    And the long range weather forecast cold, wet and windy overall... more »

  • Far North In The Green Fields

    Far north in the green fields of old Lisnaboy
    Just learning of Nature I used to enjoy
    The warm winds of Summer from the south did blow
    And young birds chirped on bushes and trees and hedgerow... more »

  • Far North Of Here

    Far north of here my life's journey began
    And far north of here i grew into a man
    And far north of here my parents remains lay
    Twelve thousand miles or even more away.... more »

  • Far North Of Here In Duhallow

    Far north of here in Duhallow where the mighty Blackwater flow
    Old Clara hill in Millstreet wears his Christmas hat of snow
    And robins and sparrows by the back doors are pecking crumbs of bread
    To maintain their physical condidtion for the cold bleak months ahead.... more »

  • Far North Of Koroit

    Far north of Koroit near the City of Warrnambool
    In Millstreet Town in Duhallow i went to primary school
    Going back in time more than fifty years ago
    That the years seem to fly at least it does seem so... more »

  • Far North Of Koroit My Life's Journey Began

    Far north of Koroit my life's journey began
    In Claraghatlea near Millstreet Town where i grew into a man
    And a long way from here to Hibernia's shore
    In distance by sky eighteen thousand kilometers or more... more »

  • Far North Of Koroit Town

    Far north of Koroit Town where i live today
    In sky miles near twenty thousand kilometers away
    The old fields by Millstreet Town made lush by Spring showers
    Are looking resplendent in their Nature's flowers... more »

  • Far North Of South Australia

    He is from the home of the dark pale eyed crow
    Where old River Murray through bare brown paddocks flow
    A flat landscape where only rough grass tussocks grow
    As near to the Pacific it crawls on deep silent and slow... more »

  • Far North Of This Country

    Far north of this Country my Life's journey began
    And by the Boggeragh Hills I grew into a man
    Some I went to school with at rest forever lay
    Whilst the others are showing the wear of time's decay.... more »

  • Far North Of This Country In Sky Miles Far Away

    Perhaps i will never see Clara again
    Or hear the birds sing in the wind and the rain
    Or see the old fields in their wildflowers of May
    Far north of this Country in sky miles far away... more »

  • Far North Of This Country On This August Day

    Far north of here even as the bird does fly
    Perhaps fifteen thousand kilometers of sky
    Even distant inland from Hibernia's Shore
    The high mountain fields of old Claramore... more »

  • Far North Of This Countryside

    Far north of this countryside by Warrnambool
    I lived as a boy and went to primary school
    In the Duhallow Town of Millstreet long ago
    Long before time itself became my foe... more »

  • Far North Of This Land

    Far north of this Land by the southern shore
    In view of Clara in green Claramore
    The old fields resplendent in their flowers of the May
    And the hawthorns are cloaked in their blooms white to gray... more »

  • Far North Of This Sunny Country

    Far north of this sunny Country and far inland from Hibernia's shore
    A cold wind from the mountains blow downhill through Rathmore
    It can be cold and wet in Sliabh Luachra in early March in early Spring
    Before the birds start nest building and the territorial male birds sing... more »

  • Far South

    Far south of the road from Millstreet to Rathmore
    Thousands of sky miles south of Hibernia's shore
    Under a blue Summer sky with just a few clouds of gray
    The silver billed magpie is singing today... more »

  • Far South Of

    Far south of Mushera and Caherbarnagh and the Paps of Shrone
    And Clara and Gortavehy with the face of stone
    From Claraghatlea in Millstreet on the road to Rathmore
    My life's journey has taken me to this far Southern Shore.... more »

  • Far South Of Clagahatlea

    Far south of Claraghatlea west of Millstreet Town
    Where old Clara Mountain forever looks down
    On Duhallow and Sliabh Luachra's green countryside
    Of the Cork Kerry border that stretch far and wide... more »

  • Far South Of Claraghatlea

    Where i grew to love Nature as a young boy
    And learning of her way today i enjoy
    Claraghatlea just west of the Town of Millstreet
    In the green countryside where the waterways meet... more »

  • Far South Of Claraghatlea Fields

    Far south of Claraghatlea fields Nature's beauty to see
    Everywhere i turn to look it is all around me
    A magpie is warbling on a sunlit gum tree
    Proclaiming the borders of his territory... more »

  • Far South Of Duhallow

    In green old Duhallow in the prime of July
    Above the brown hillside the skylark does fly
    The mottled brown beautiful songster of human kind shy
    A musical speck in the gray morning sky... more »

  • Far South Of Indonesia

    The rice fields of Southern Asia he never more will see
    Or hear and see a blue winged java sparrow singing on a sunlit tree
    Amongst his fellow migrants in Springvale his bones forever lay
    So far from Indonesia so very far away,... more »

  • Far South Of Kinsale

    He is one quite partial to his pot of ale
    The son of a fisherman from distant Kinsale
    He enjoys the beer and pub music and craic and sing song
    And he is happy for to join with the sing along... more »

  • Far South Of Millstreet

    A long way south of Claraghatlea in Millstreet and the rushy fields in view of Clara hill
    Though in my dreams i sometimes hear the ripple of the ever free flowing mountain rill
    On it's journey to the bigger river to the great Atlantic far away
    All i do have are memories of the what was though i feel happy where i live today... more »